Showing posts with label Magnetic Fields. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Magnetic Fields. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Strange phenomenon under Africa threatens to flip Earth’s magnetic field

Earth’s magnetic field
Earth’s magnetic field is decaying at such a rapid rate that scientists think the poles may flip. New research shows the most significant weakening is happening under Africa, in an area called the ‘South Atlantic Anomaly.’

Monday, July 20, 2015

Scientists Take on Earth’s Magnetic Field

Most of us hardly ever think about the Earth's magnetic field. We might be aware that it helps guide birds as they migrate and ensures that our compasses point north, but not realize that it is one of the crucial components that make life on Earth possible. Yet, the processes in the Earth’s core that create the magnetic field are poorly understood.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Solar storms help treat S. Australia to rare Aurora view

Parts of southern Australia were spectacularly lit up by Aurora Australis on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, following increased solar flare activity from the sun.

Friday, March 13, 2015

NASA launches 4 spacecraft to study Magnetic Fields

U.S. space agency NASA on Thursday launched four identical spacecraft to study how magnetic fields like those around Earth and Sun interact as part of efforts to understand space weather events that could disrupt power grids, communications and navigation systems.

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